While the artist’s previous exhibition at the Draakon Gallery with Gregory Slick in 2003 focused on creative liberty and artistic independence, this exhibition has been spurred by the values, attitudes and default norms and restrictions of the society, she says.

Sirje Protsin: “Power issues arise in any social formation. If there is more than one person in a room, power games begin. How does it end? The result always depends on balance. Power games can be cruel, aggressive, passionate, confusing, sometimes levelheaded, pointless, silent, etc. Purpose makes us capable of anything and everything, outlining great conflicts, unnecessary sharpness and malevolent confrontation, but also enjoyable rhetoric, bursts of human emotions and witty developments of thought. Life provides abundant examples of power games and manipulation in all walks of life.”